While some may say the risk of cosmetic surgery is worth it, cosmetic surgery can come attached with a variety of side effects Elective surgeries should be banned, and saved for the patients who need the plastic surgery.
People want cosmetic surgery to live up to society’s beauty standards. People who consider cosmetic surgery are pressured by society’s standards that they see in their everyday lives. Every day people are surrounded by photoshopped models on billboards, air brushed models in magazines, and actors on television. Famous stars, like Michael Jackson, are a classic example of the addiction and obsession that comes attached with cosmetic surgery. Jackson first underwent surgery to make his nose slightly smaller because it was too big and made him feel insecure, but he was unhappy with the results and ended up enduring up to one hundred surgeries (“Revealed”). This shows how cosmetic surgery can become addictive because the patients keep going until everything appears perfect in their minds. Jackson’s nose job claimed many more